More than 110 community leaders left Santa Clarita for Sacramento on Monday, as part of KHTS AM-1220's ninth annual Sacramento Road Trip. They heard from Assembly members Scott Wilk and Kristin Olsen during the first day of the trip.
Newhall School District's upcoming Parent Summit will give parents a chance to learn about and discuss significant education issues, such as the Local Control Funding Formula, Common Core and the district's mission statement.
Real life application for the recently passed Local Control Funding Formula will be a topic of discussion at the State Board of Education meeting on Thursday, specifically the level of autonomy for local schools.
Officials at Newhall and Hart school districts question Governor Jerry Brown's Local Control Funding Formula for education because they say it would allocate money to schools based on concentration of ESL students, instead of per student.
Gov. Jerry Brown’s Local Control Funding Formula has led to heated debate and a strong stance against the change from the William S. Hart Union High School District.
The proposal would allocate money on a per pupil basis with supplemental funding based on the number of students that are not English language proficient, are from low-income families, or are in foster care.